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Acquired in 1840 by Charles Ridpath Blandy, the Blandy's Wine Lodge has always been and is still an integral part of the production of Blandy's Madeira Wine. Located in the center of Funchal, Blandy's Wine Lodge allows visitors to Madeira an...more
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Avenida Arriaga 28, Funchal, Madeira 9000-064, Portugal
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We had a one hour tour of the Wine Lodge where we learned a lot about Madeira Wine given be a knowledgable and enthusiastic guide. This was followed by samples of there wines and the opportunity to buy and pickup from there or from the...More
Walk up a narrow alley and then make a difficult choice of where to taste fine Madeira wines - in a ancient cellar, with the bottles arranged as though they were precious books, or in the room opposite, whose walls are decorated with scenes of...More
Blandy's has a long history in Madeira (the place AND the drink) and this was well worth the entry money. It is not cheap (we did the mid-range tour) but it was very interesting and we got two might slurps of Madeira to taste at...More
There are two different tours to choose from but wpuld recommend to do both tours. The second tour we did (after the first one ended), we were able ti view the Blandy family's private collection of madeira wine dating back to the first ever bottle...More
This was a very enjoyable and informative tour. Our guide, Rita, was an excellent, genial host and we enjoyed the wine tasting at the end. We were particularly impressed that plenty of information was given about buying wine to take home but no pressure was...More
A great informative trip, the guide was passionate and very knowledgeable and she made the visit experience worthwhile, I just regret not getting her name but I feel she needs recognition. To me Maderia wine was a no no and this visit has change my...More
Interesting facts about the making of Madiera wine. Very nice tasting. Staff helpful and suggest what you may like. Samples to try before you buy. Bottles sent to secure side of airport for pick up after security. Great idea!
We arrived just in time for a tour. The guide was excellent and spoke excellent English.
We were given the history of Blandys and told the wine making process. The tasting at the end was very nice and you can order a bottle to be...More